Saturday, August 1, 2015

Pool Time Shaker Card

Jeg har visst fått en forkjærlighet for Simply Betty stempler i det siste, men de er jo bare helt skjønne ~ og denne karen er perfekt for et sommerlig kort! Det er flere år siden sist jeg har lagd et shaker kort, og måtte lete lengelenge for å finne noe å putte oppi ~ tilslutt tok jeg et smykke jeg vet jeg ikke kommer til å bruke, og vips shaker-kort! :)

I seem to do alot of Simply Betty Stamps cards lately, but who could blame me.. they are so frickin' CUTE! ♥ ♥ ♥ I really enjoyed coloring up this sweet summer boy :)

I enter my card in theese fab Challenges: [Ends on]
Simply Betty Stamps FB ch. ~ Out of the Vault ~ Summer teens [July 31st.]
Dream Valley #111. ~ Embossing Wet or Dry! [July 31st.]
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #14. ~ Anything Goes (2nd. entry) [July 31st.]
The Male Room #15. ~ Spots AND Stripes! [Aug. 4th.]
Simon Says Wednesday ~ Anything Goes [Aug. 5th.]
Bunny Zoe's Crafts ~ Summer Breeze [Aug. 9th.] 
Tuesday Throwdown #255. ~ Summer Fun! [Aug. 3rd.]
Inspiration Destination #44. ~ Anything Goes [Aug. 4th.]
Top Tip Tuesdays
~ Bingo: Embossing/Sent./Dies! +Top Tip! (below) [Aug. 3rd.]

EDIT: I am the top Tipper! :)


My Top Tip: Re-use old jewellery, or buy cheap when on sale, necklaces and earrings etc. and use them in your crafting! I didn't find any sequins or shaker pearls to fit my card colors today, so instead I gave an unused necklace a new life! I even re-used the clear plastic off a Spellbinder packaging, it was a bit thick so it was hard to get through the embossing in my Big Shot, so look for thinner plastic for shaker-windows if u plan to emboss! 
Instead of throwing out in the trash those empty plastic casings, save them ~ it's even great to store ez-mounted stamps on clear plastic! No need to shop for all of your crafting supplies ;)

inside detail

Stamps/Images: Simply Betty Stamps - Teen Scene Summer 'Pool Time Miller'. Kreativ Hobby text stamp 'sommer rundt stempel' and also the checkered background stamp is KH. Magnolia 'BakgrundsSwirl Bröllup'.
Papers: Bazzill cardstock. Plain white cardstock. We R Memory Keepers - White Out coll. 'Frenzy/Passion'.
Embellishments/Tools: Spellbinders™ Nestabilities 'Labels One' and Grand Dies 'Labels One'. Crafters Companion 'Petite Dot' 6x6 Embossing Folder. EK Success® Whale Of A Punch 'Large Circle 1.75'. Washi tape from Nille. The clear plastic is from the packaging of some spellbinders dies. Misc beads re-used from jewellery.
Techniques: I always use my Scor-Pal to score n fold my cards. I prefer Canson Montvale aquarelle paper (200 g/m coldpressed). My distress tools from Ranger Ink is always in use! ~ Tim Holtz® Mini Ink Round Blending Tool & the Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool and Foams. 
I used misc. Luminarte Twinkling H2o's Shimmering Watercolors, and Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads & markers to watercolor and distress image and papers. Glossy accents, 3D/Fun-foam and Miracle tape.


  1. Stunning card, love the colours and such a cute image !
    Thanks for sharing it with us and hope to see you again in our next challenge as well,
    DT Dream Valley challengeblog
    Made by Willeke {My Blog}

  2. Fantastic and fun design. Love the details, colors, and cute image. Thanks for your entry in our challenge at Tuesday Throwdown!

  3. What a fantastic shaker card and a fabulous tip too. Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge at Top Tip Tuesday - good luck in the draw.
    Lorraine DT

  4. haha what a great card and LOVE your Tip Too!
    Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

    PS NEWS FLASH make sure you check out the news on tomorrow's post!

  5. Great tips and your shaker card is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday. Lisa DT

  6. Fabulous shaker card and what a great image too.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  7. I think your shaker card is super. So many fab details. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week, sorry for being so late commenting. Deborah x


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